The richest Russian celebrities are named
Forbes magazine published an annual rating of Russian showbiz and sports stars, compiled taking into account their incomes, the number of references in the media and the popularity of search queries.
Headed the list of hockey player Alexander Ovechkin with an annual income of 14.5 million dollars. The top three also included musicians Sergei Shnurov ($ 13.9 million) and Philip Kirkorov ($ 8.9 million).
After Kirkorov goes a singer Grigory Leps (8.2 million dollars) and TV host Ivan Urgant (with an income of 8.5 million, he lost to Leps on the number of search requests).
The first ten also included a singer and TV presenter Olga Buzova, singer Dima Bilan, hockey player Evgeni Malkin, singer Stas Mikhailov and former presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak.
Earlier Forbes published a list of hundreds of financially successful celebrities. Hollywood actor George Clooney became the highest-paid actor in the world, earning $ 239 million over the past year.